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2, 9, 16 – Regular Wednesday Schedule
4–6 – Okoboji Recharge (Middle School)
5, 13, 19 – Open Gym, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
6, 14, 20 – Regular Sunday Schedule
13 – Open Gym, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
18 – Bowden Thanksgiving
23, 27 – No Programming
30 – Advent Fair

Advent Fair
Mark your calendar to attend the OSL Advent Fair on November 30. This family event will include candle-making, creating a beautiful Advent wreath, ornament design, cookie decorating, lefse, and more. Come craft together and take home treasures that will encourage faith growth this Advent season.

Tying up the Blanket Project
Earlier this fall, OSL participated in Project Warm-Up, which provides fleece tie blankets to hundreds of Sioux Falls students who face homelessness and other life stresses; families who receive a home through Habitat for Humanity; and people who have lost a home through tragedy or natural disaster. OSL members contributed fleece from September 1 through October 2, and on October 12 hosted a Blanket Tying Party to assemble the blankets. In the end, OSL members of all ages donated, cut, tied, and delivered 111 blankets to bless and comfort our neighbors. Thank you for your generosity!

Blanket Tying

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Affirmation of Baptism
More than three dozen OSL confirmation students made their Affirmation of Baptism, an
important milestone in one’s faith journey, at worship services on October 29 and 30. Congratulations to this year’s confirmands:

Blake Albers
Grant Beilke
Braden Borns
Isaiah Borns
Josephine Boyd
Caden Clavel
Nathan DeBoer
Cole DeVos
Max DeVos
Mitchal Eichacker
Tanner Flickema
Dylan Hanson
Michael Hedeen
Benjamin Horsted
Sydney Huber
Auden Jensen
Brady Johnson
Emily Kannenberg
Ca’juana Lamp
Chase Lather
Sydney Lather
Brooke Lindsay
Jacob Loger
Helene Madsen
Morgan McDonnel
Jada Mindt
Emily Olson
LilyAna Petersen
Lauryn Peterson
Brita Quello
Zachary Ripperda
Jenna Roach
Chloe Robinson
Liz Schavee
Sara Schavee
Grace Stadheim
Joseph Stangeland
Bryce Tschudy
Haley Wheeler

And thanks to these small-group mentors for their time, energy, and dedication to OSL youth: Chad and Patti Borns, Daryl Eichacker, Sherry Larson, Deb Lather, Nicole Mindt, Susan Quello, Troy and Becky Robinson, Shannon Schaefer, and Jolene Stangeland.

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